Out of Nowhere
6th November 2012
Salonen’s four-movement Violin Concerto won the 2012 Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition and was premiered with the Los Angeles Philharmonic in 2009 by Leila Josefowicz. The concerto is coupled with Nyx, a single-movement piece for full orchestra that paints a musical portrait of the shadowy Greek goddess. Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra.
Watch the video below to find out more about the violin concerto.
Listen here to clips of Esa-Pekka Salonen conducting his own works, Nyx and Violin Concerto